Applicable Models

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

This information is for the following models:

  • PEG-NR70
  • PEG-NR70V

About this download

Benefits and improvements

CLIÉ™ Handheld System Update:Installs the latest system software and resolves the following issues:
  • Problems with default device settings
  • Unable to recognize Memory Stick™ Media or Memory Stick™ Media data disappears
  • Unable to perform beam operation
  • Device speaker and bus boost control do not respond during audio playback
  • The LED screen lights up while playing audio files with the lid closed
  • Noise (static) occurs during MP3 audio playback
  • Unable to perform an in-cradle Hotsync operation with the lid closed

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Palm OS® Software 4.x

File Info

File Name


File Version

  • N/A

File Size

  • 0.17 MB

Release Date

  • 08-04-2003

Before You Start

Important Notes
  • This update application requires that 350KB of memory be available in your CLIÉ handheld. Before installing this application, follow these steps to confirm that there is enough memory available.
    1. Tap the "Home" icon.
    2. Tap the "Menu" icon and select "App".
    3. Tap "Info" from the App drop-down list.
    4. Tap "Size" icon at the bottom of the screen.
    5. Tap the "Done" button to exit.
  • During the installation of this update, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • Make sure that Palm™ Desktop for CLIÉ software is installed on your computer from the installation CD-ROM supplied with your CLIÉ handheld.
  • Confirm that the computer is configured to be able to perform a HotSync® operation. (For the detailed information about HotSync, refer to the CLIÉ™ handheld's Read This First manual.)
  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • It is highly recommended to print out these instructions as a reference during the installation process.

Download & Install

Download and Installation Instructions
  1. Download the SYSUPDATEPACKNR70.PRC file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  2. WARNING!!: Please perform a soft reset on your CLIÉ ™ handheld BEFORE performing the update installation by pressing the small reset button on the back of your CLIÉ™ handheld. For more detailed information, refer to the CLIÉ ™ Read This First manual.
  3. On your PC, start the Palm® Desktop for CLIÉ™ software.
  4. Click the "Install" icon.
  5. At the "Install Tool" window, select the desired username from the user list.
  6. Click the Add... button.
  7. Navigate to the location to which you saved the update file.
  8. Select the application file "SYSUPDATEPACKNR70.PRC" and click "Open."
  9. Click "Done."
  10. Place your CLIÉ™ handheld on the cradle, and perform a HotSync® operation.
  11. After the HotSync operation finishes, you are prompted to reset your CLIÉ ™ handheld. Tap "Reset."
NOTE: When installing the SYSUPDATEPACKNR70.PRC update file from a Memory Stick® media, it is necessary to perform a soft reset of the CLIÉ™ handheld after the installation.

Confirm a Successful Installation
  1. Tap the "Home" icon on the CLIÉ™ handheld.
  2. Tap the "Menu" icon, and select "App".
  3. Tap "Info" from the App drop-down list. All internal data information is displayed.
  4. Tap "Version" at the bottom of the screen. The software version for each item is displayed.
  5. Scroll down the list and confirm that the following filenames and versions are displayed:
    • 68VZ328RefSerial 1.0.1
    • AOutExtn 2.0.1
    • CaptureLib* 1.0.1
    • DspHandlerPatch 1.0
    • HoldExtn 1.1.1
    • HotSyncUpdateN... 1.0
    • RegSetPatch 1.0
    • SonyDspAT3 2.2.1
    • SonyDspInit 2.2.1
    • SonyDspJpgDec 2.2.1
    • SonyDspJpgEnc 2.2.1
    • SonyDspMP3 2.2.1
    • SonyDspMsv1 2.2.1
    • SilkExtn 1.0

      *PEG-NR70V only
  6. Tap the "Done" button to exit.
NOTE: If the files and versions above are not listed, please download and install the update again.

Questions & Answers

Contact Information
If you have difficulty installing the update, contact the Sony Customer Information Center: 1-877-760-SONY (7669).

Additional Information
Please read following conditions carefully.
  • Please follow the instructions when operating this program.
  • Palm, Palm OS and HotSync are trademarks of Palm, Inc. and (or) its subsidiaries.
  • Sony and CLIÉ are trademarks of Sony Corporation.
  • Copyright 2003 Sony Electronics, Inc.